Assistant Professor Search

MU Economics

Job Description

University of Missouri-Columbia

College of Arts and Science


Assistant Professor (tenure track)

The University of Missouri, Columbia is seeking an Assistant Professor with a field specialization in Applied Microeconomics. The department has particular needs in the areas of environmental, health, inequality, public economics, race and regulation. Successful candidates will demonstrate the potential to publish consistently in leading peer-reviewed journals and for excellence in teaching and public service. Salary, benefits and teaching load are highly competitive.


Minimum Qualifications:

Phd in Economics or a related field expected by September 1st, 2022; legally able to work in the United States by August 15th, 2022.

Preferred Qualifications:

Field specialization in applied microeconomics and evidence of research and teaching excellence.

Application Materials

Please apply online at Job Openings for Economists (Job Opening ID 2021-02_111468166) and be prepared to upload a cover letter; CV; job market paper; a statement on diversity, equity, inclusion and intellectual freedom; and 3 letters of reference.

Applicants may contact the Chair of the Search Committee, Cory Koedel ( with any questions about the job duties. Contact Human Resource Services ( for any questions about the application process. The deadline for applications is December 1st.

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at

Diversity Commitment

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action officer at 573-882-4256.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Disability Inclusion and ADA Compliance Manager at 573-884-7278.

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